Bakersfield College

Architectural Computer Aided Drafting

Job Skills Certificate

This certificate covers the principles of architectural computer aided drafting to include basic 2D and 3D AutoCAD application as well as BIM related software covering architectural practices including both residential and light commercial working documents. Emphasis is also placed on architectural delineation using software.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Architectural CAD Job
Skills Certificate.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 11 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four-year university degree program or for certification in the department programs.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.

Total Units: 11


Required Courses

Course Number Title Units
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting & Design CAD 3.0
ARCH B16 Digital Tools for Graphics Communication 3.0
ARCH B33 Architectural Computer Practice 3.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.


Kern Community College District